The SCRI includes six Research Departments, namely; Breeding and Genetics- Agronomy- Varietal Maintenance- Physiology & Chemistry, Plant Protection (Diseases & Pests) and Technology.
The main goal is to increase yield and quality of sugar crops within four programs, namely:-
a) Sugar Cane Research Program.
b) Sugar Beet Research Program.
c) Sweet Sorghum Research Program.
d) Natural Sweeteners Research Program.